Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis schizocaulon

Urocystis schizocaulon (de Cesati) Zundel, 1953

on Odontites


the stem is swollen, fusiform, finally splits lengthwise, releasing a blackish-brown, powdery-granular mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 8-30 spores, entirely covered by a layer of sterile cells.

host plants

Orobanchaceae, narrowly monophagous

Odontites luteus.


Ginanniella schizocaulon (Cesadola) Ulbrich, 1940; Tuburcinia schizocaulon (Cesadola) Maire.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 570), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 17.xi.2022